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Clinical Educator - Medical Surgical

Company: Lahey Health
Location: Burlington
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Welcome To Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders. About the Job Central Educator Position Summary: Under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager of the Center for Clinical/Professional Development and in collaboration with the Associate Chief Nursing Officer Professional Development, & Emergency Services the central educator works alongside the members of the Center for Clinical/Professional Development. The Central Educator promotes excellence in nursing practice by providing expert education and instruction regarding nursing care to patients and functions as a clinical/educational resource to nursing staff. The Central Educator supports the nursing staff through orientation programs such as Nursing Assistants Orientation, Patient Care Companions Orientation, Nurse Student Placement, RN Orientation, Newly Licensed Nurse Orientation, Nurse Residency, and Nurse Fellowship. The Central Educator develops competencies and education related to changes in policies, process/workflow and new devices while incorporating the nurse-patient/family relationship, continuity of care and accountability that are central to the delivery of individualized high quality patient care. The Central Educator facilitates the coordination of care across the continuum and demonstrates safe practice within the domains of: Clinical judgment and decision making Nurse-patient/family relationship Clinical leadership Clinical scholarship The Central Educator maintains a current level of knowledge and skill with clinical procedures as defined by nursing specialty organizations, complies with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies and is currently licensed in the state of Massachusetts as a registered nurse. The Central Educator will collaborate with all disciplines to improve patient care and outcomes. This position supports nurses and staff for all shifts. The Central Educator will help to develop education/competencies in our simulation lab and in the Healthstream Learning Management platform. Education involves the utilization of multimodal educational modalities, such as iSpring/Visme to create videos and, as well as, to work with staff in person and in virtual environments. We are a growing education team that is looking for an innovative educator to excite our staff in meeting the demands of the dynamic healthcare environment. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Education: + Minimum of 2 years of Med/Surg and/or Critical Care experience in an acute care setting + Active MA RN license and BSN required + Master of Science, Nursing Education or equivalent advanced degree in health related field preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience in order to have full understanding of Nursing Education functions. Applicants should have a minimum of 2 years ICU/PCU (Step-Down) clinical experience and be proficient with hemodynamic monitoring including but not limited to; arterial and CVP lines, transvenous and epicardial pacemakers, ventriculostomy and ICP monitoring and vasoactive medication titration. Experience with the development and implementation of educational topics related to care of medical cardiology, surgical cardiology and/or neurovascular (stroke) population. REQNUMBER: 172930-1A

Keywords: Lahey Health, Boston , Clinical Educator - Medical Surgical, Healthcare , Burlington, Massachusetts

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